Live Acoustic Music Near Franklin, Massachusetts

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat. Acoustic music can be heard in many house concerts, acoustic coffeehouses and listening rooms in and around the Franklin area, together with smaller theaters that host live acoustic music. In addition, live acoustic music can be heard at many cafes and restaurants in the area as well as at local libraries. Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Live Acoustic Shows

Feb 20, 2018
Rachael Yamagata (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Feb 21, 2018
Cherish the Ladies (Celtic)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Feb 22, 2018
Kris Delmhorst (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Feb 23, 2018
Monica Rizzio (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at The Burren (Cafe/Restaurant)
Feb 23, 2018
Kris Delmhorst (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Feb 24, 2018
The Low Anthem (Folk Rock, Pop & Rockabilly)
Playing at Columbus Theater (Concert Hall)
Feb 24, 2018
Ryan Tennis (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Feb 27, 2018
Eliot Bronson (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Club Passim (Listening Room)
Feb 28, 2018
Rachael Sage (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at City Winery (Listening Room)
Mar 1, 2018
Pamela Means (Singer/Songwriter)
Playing at Hezekiah Stone's Coffeehouse (Coffeehouse)

Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Franklin, MA

House Concerts

Franklin House Concerts (Franklin)
Front Street Concerts (Hopkinton)
Lakeview House Concerts (Sharon)
Upton House Concerts (Upton)
Abundant Haven House Concerts (Hopkinton)
Stone Soup Coffeehouse (Pawtucket)
Patti's Place House Concerts (Seekonk)
Fox Run Concerts (Sudbury)
Braintree Folk (Braintree)
Cherry Bridge House Concerts (Bridgewater)
Kind Of Blue (Barrington)
Studio 84 House Concerts (Middleborough)
Common Fence Music (Portsmouth)
Kiva House Concerts (Billerica)
South Shore Folk Music Club - Rockland (Rockland)
South Shore Folk Music Club - Beal House (Kingston)
Log House Concerts (Westport)

Listening Rooms

Aurora Providence (Providence)
Milton Art Center (Milton)
Club Passim (Cambridge)
Lizard Lounge (Cambridge)
Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Somerville Armory (Somerville)
City Winery (Boston)
Soule Homestead Summer Concert Series (Middleborough)
River Club Music Hall (Scituate)
Sandywoods Center for the Arts (Tiverton)
Chelmsford Center for the Arts (Chelmsford)

Folk Music Coffeehouses

Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin)
OCC Coffee House (Wrentham)
Rose Garden Coffeehouse (Mansfield)
Not Just Another Coffeehouse (Sharon)
Open Book Coffeehouse (Canton)
Homegrown Coffeehouse (Needham)
Steeple Coffeehouse (Southborough)
Javawocky Coffeehouse (Brockton)
Union Coffeehouse (East Bridgewater)
Off the Common Coffeehouse (Bridgewater)
Second Friday Coffeehouse (Belmont)
John Henry's Hammer Coffeehouse (Worcester)
The Bluemoon Coffeehouse (Rockland)
New Revival Coffeehouse (Stow)
Church Street Coffeehouse (Warren)
Hezekiah Stone's Coffeehouse (Rochdale)
Coffeehouse Off the Square (Hingham)
Bristol Stone Church Coffeehouse (Bristol)
Wachusett Music Series (Harvard)
Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield)
Westford Parish Center For The Arts (Westford)
North Reading Community Coffeehouse (North Reading)

Cafes & Restaurants

Stoughton House of Brews (Stoughton)
Paradise Cafe (Dedham)
Dedham Square Coffeehouse (Dedham)
The Haven (Jamaica Plain)
Centre Street Sanctuary (Jamaica Plain)
Harvest Cafe (Hudson)
Serendipity Cafe (Maynard)
John Harvard's Brew House (Cambridge)
The Sinclair (Cambridge)
Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub (Cambridge)
Life Alive (Cambridge)
Atwoods Tavern (Cambridge)
6B Lounge (Boston)
The Burren (Somerville)
Kickstand Cafe (Arlington)
The Stomping Ground (Putnam)
The Vanilla Bean (Pomfret)
The Bull Run Restaurant (Shirley)
Cafe Arpeggio (New Bedford)
The Gulu-Gulu Cafe (Salem)


Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public Library (Boston)
Middleborough Public Library (Middleborough)
Harvard Public Library (Harvard)

Small Theaters

Blackstone River Theater (Cumberland)
Norwood Theater (Norwood)
Amazing Things Art Center (Framingham)
The Center for Arts in Natick (Natick)
Narrows Center For the Arts (Fall River)
AS220 (Providence)
The Spire Center for Performing Arts (Plymouth)

Bars & Nightclubs

Fete Music Hall (Providence)
Brighton Music Hall (Allston)
Toad (Cambridge)